Kota, formerly known as Kotah, is one of the districts of Rajasthan, a state in western India. The Kota city which is famous for its IIT JEE preparation, is the administrative headquarters of the district. Kota once belonged to the princely state of Bundi under the rule of the Chauhans. Kota city is known as the ‘Industrial Capital of the State’ since it has several major power plants and industries. The largest fertiliser plant of Asia is also located in Kota. Kota is also famous for its ancient palaces, havelis or mansions and castles.
Kota district is located as it is surrounded at north by Bundi District, on the east by Baran District, on the south by Jhalawar District, and on the west by Chittorgarh District.
Kota enjoys an average temperature type of climate. Its has mix climate of both hot summers and cool winters. Temperature reach maximum 43 C in summers and dips to minimum 10 C in winters which is a pleasant one.
Kota railway line is an important one as it lies in Dwelhi-Mumbai line. So Kota s well connected to other major cities. Sanganer Airport located at Jaipur is nearly 245 km is the nearest one.
Kota is well connected by bus to Udaipur (240 km), Ajmer (230 km), Bikaner (450 km) and Jaipur (250 km). Government and private buses are easily available.